Moscow plans to send their man to the Moon by 2030
Linkedin

Moscow plans to send their man to the Moon by 2030

Moscow : Russia | Mar 14, 2012 at 2:43 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 

Leaked documents of Roskosmos reveal the secret plans of Moscow to send their astronauts to the Moon by the year 2030.

It is a fact that the Russians were very much ahead in the Space race as compared to the Americans. Yuri Gagarin was the first human being to orbit the Earth in 1961.

The Americans followed it up by sending two of their astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Jr to the Moon on 20th of July1969.

The Russians subsequently abandoned their Moon missions.

However, they now probably feel that the time has come to explore afresh the possibilities of sanding Russian missions to land on the lunar soil.

The tentative target has been set as 2030.

In the recent past, several Russian missions have ended in disasters – most important was the Mars probe ‘Fobos Grunt’ which fell to Earth due to malfunctioning of its onboard systems.

Russia has extended co-operation to other countries on space related activities like being a part of the ISS and Vladimir Putin is apparently keen to give a boost to Russia’s space programs.

1 of 1
man on the moon
image of man on the moon
prabirghose is based in Nāshik, Maharashtra, India, and is an Anchor for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.